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Job Title: Epidemiologist/Instructor
Job Number: 17FA1373
Organization: Rutgers School of Public Health
Posted: 10/19/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Trenton,  NJ   
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Position Description: Rutgers School of Public Health, partnered with the Communicable Disease Service at the New Jersey Department of Health is recruiting for an Epidemiologist with the necessary education, training, and experience to assess, quantify, and report on infection prevention and control capacity in New Jersey.

This position is a member of a healthcare-associated infections (HAI) team with a home base in Trenton at the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH).

Duties of the Epidemiologist include developing collaborative relationships with health professionals at the local, state, and federal level regarding issues related to HAI and infection control.

The Epidemiologist will be responsible for: • supporting antimicrobial stewardship activities to promote infection prevention and antimicrobial stewardship opportunities in facilities • creating and sending outreach messages addressing priority issues for healthcare facilities • assisting in partnering with ambulatory surgery centers for antimicrobial stewardship and HAI/AR prevention • assisting in HAI outbreak and investigations as needed. • performing descriptive analyses • writing reports • developing tools (e.g., questionnaires, worksheets, line lists) • the application of analytical methods • data management • the provision of guidance to facilities and local health departments on infection control capacity

Qualifications: • Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in Epidemiology or other relevant Master’s degree in the health field • at least 2 years of experience • experience in applied epidemiology • strong interpersonal skills • experience working as part of an interdisciplinary team • Proficiency in statistical analysis programs (e.g., SAS, Excel, Access) and experience with communicable disease investigations preferred • valid driver’s license and access to vehicle transportation is required

Organization Description: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent public institution of higher education.

Closing Date: 1/19/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Irene Karmazsin,  Coordinator, Faculty Personnel Administration
Contact Location: 683 Hoes Lane W; Room 233

Piscataway   NJ  08854
United States
Contact Location: 683 Hoes Lane W; Room 233
 
  Piscataway   NJ  08854
  United States
Contact Phone: 732-235-9734 
Contact Fax: 732-235-9755
Contact Email: karmazif@sph.rutgers.edu
Web Address:
How to Apply: Applications will be received and reviewed until the position is filled. Applicants should apply online at:

http:///jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/53902

Additional Information: Applicants: Please include contact information for (3) references.

Web Site Delete Date: 1/19/2018